Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Primary Education

Location
Joondalup/Mount Lawley, Australia
Posted
Nov 05, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 24, 2019
Ref
290/2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  • JOONDALUP & MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUSES
  • $99,043 - $118,912 (ALEVB) / $120,961 - $140,828 (ALEVC) PA
  • 3x ONGOING, FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join the longest serving and most popular School of Education in Western Australia. We are seeking innovative and creative Primary academics who are passionate about primary education. The positions are for suitably qualified generalist Primary Education academics with an interest and experience in one or a number of the following areas:

  • Generalist Primary
  • Learning Area of Mathematics
  • Area of STEM

We welcome you to join one of the highest ranking public Universities in Australia for student satisfaction.

The Role(s)

Exciting ongoing opportunities have arisen for Senior Lecturer (Level C) and Lecturer (Level B) positions, within the field of Primary Education. In particular we are looking for (but not exclusively) primary academics with experience and expertise in in the Learning Area of Mathematics and area of STEM. The appointee will demonstrate a high level of connectivity between the education of pre-service teachers, their own primary teaching experiences and engagement with the primary education field.

The ideal candidates for the Lecturer (Level B) will have a growing profile in learning and teaching and demonstrate community and professional links. The successful applicant will have an in-depth knowledge of the primary curriculum as well as the primary pedagogical content knowledge required to be an effective primary teacher. Additionally, they have begun to establish a research profile with clear lines of research endeavour and will have a developing record of publication in FOR 13.

The ideal candidates for the Senior Lecturer (Level C) will have or be working towards a national profile and be able to demonstrate leadership and excellence in both research and learning and teaching as well as professional, industry and community links including experience of working with registration bodies. It is expected that that the successful applicant will have an in-depth knowledge of primary curriculum and pedagogy, national learning frameworks and the quality agenda including regulatory requirements. Additionally, they will possess a record of quality research and publications, with clear lines of research endeavour in FOR 13, student supervision and demonstrated capacity to provide teaching leadership in curriculum review, design and implementation.

Specifically, we seeking an established academic with:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline (desirable).
  • Track record in quality research and output in FoR 13 (essential).   
  • University experience preferred.
  • Expertise in an identified field and general classroom/early learning setting teaching for the primary context.
  • Australian Curriculum and SCASA WA, knowledge essential and EYLF and NQS valued.
  • Strong pedagogical approach, experience and expertise in primary teaching.
  • Ability to teach across Disciplines both within identified field and across Primary and Early Childhood Learning Areas preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in teams is essential.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

These full-time, ongoing positions attract a remuneration of $99,043-$118,912 (ALEVB) / $117,573 - $135,570 (ALEVC) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

A generous relocation package is available for the successful candidate(s), if appropriate.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Associate Professor Matthew Byrne (Associate Dean, Primary) on 08 6304 5470 for more information.

How to Apply:

Please complete a statement (maximum of 4 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria and attach with your resume.

Closing Date:

Applications close Sunday 24th November 2019 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.